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January 20th, 2010
PTC '10 — Something About Orbiting The 18th Black Hole...
One of the magic numbers in SatNews Publisher's CEO Silvano Payne's bag of clubs is "Fore"... have no idea why, save for the fact that each year at PTC '10 in Hawaii he seems to have a tendency to visit the links with fellow executives in the SATCOM industry.
NBN Company — SatBroadcasting For The Bush
The National Broadband Network Company (Australia) has called on satellite network operators and equipment vendors to submit proposals for the delivery and operation of satellite internet services in the bush.
Iridium — 2-Way Tracking Tech In Smaller Package + Lower Cost
Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has unveiled its nexgen Iridium 9602 satellite data transceiver at its annual Partners Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
Here's Looking @ Earth — Tanzanian Torrents (NASA)
By mid-January 2010, several weeks of heavy rain had destroyed homes, crops, pastures, roads, and bridges in Tanzania.
Vizada Networks and SES World Skies — Strike Up The Band(width) To Assist Haiti
SatNews is pleased to report the generosity of many companies that have stepped up to assist with Haiti's recovery, this time the two — Vizada Networks, and SES World Skies — have donated satellite and service capacity to allow the World Health Organization's VSAT site in Port au Prince to cover for the increased needs of communication in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Goodrich — Brits Demo ISR + Great Gimbal In Bahrain
Technology from Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) ISR Systems business will be demonstrated by the British Army at the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS), January 21-23, 2010, at the Sakhir Airbase in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
WTA — You Still Have The Opportunity To Nominate...
WTA has extended the nomination deadline for the 2010 Teleport Awards for Excellence until February 12.
Telestream — Productivity Pipeline (SatBroadcasting™)
Telestream has a new release for its award-winning Pipeline video capture systems.
EVS — Bandwidth Boost With New Video Server (SatBroadcasting™)
EVS has released the XT[2] , a new video production server from the XT series that offers more bandwidth and greater capabilities to broadcasters across the globe.
NASA — ASAP's Report To Congress Offers Doubts...
The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, or ASAP, a congressionally mandated group of independent experts established after the 1967 Apollo 1 fire, has released its 2009 annual report.